Blinding Lights

The Weeknd - Blinding Lights
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Based on 273 ratings
2019 Ratings: #66
Liked by 15 people
November 29, 2019 / Release Date
Single / Format
XO, Republic / Label
Synthpop / Genres
theweeknd.com / Website
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Stankysauce
95
I GUESS HE'S GOING SYNTHWAVE ON THIS NEW PROJECT AS WELL AND I AM READY
TheDankestMeme
95
I am really hyped for his new project now! Abel delivers a synthwave influenced song that just bangs really hard. While I enjoyed Heartless, it was still a little generic and there could be big improvements, but Blinding Lights just takes everything to another level of good. The vocals are way better, the production is amazing and much more unique than Heartless and the lyrics are way better. Abel seems to be taking a different route with this single and again while it's no House of Balloons, ... read more
Tielur
84
Thank you Abel for doing something pleasant and throwing a curve ball at me. I'm very happy with this!
exception
40
Cool decision to switch up his sound, but I can't see this being a remedy to The Weeknd's long term inconsistencies.
zachthesnack
84
Wow this new Weeknd project is looking invigorating as hell, really digging this new synth infused direction!!

If you told me at the beginning of the year that Abel and Frank Ocean would both be releasing projects by the end of the year and that I would be more interested in Abel’s I would have chuckled, but alas here we are. Excited for both records nonetheless!
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Added on: November 26, 2019